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Timothy's Quest: A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Cares to Read It

Timothy's Quest: A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Cares to Read It

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Timothy's Quest: A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Cares to Read It

by Wiggin (Riggs), Kate Douglas [inscribed to Mr. And Mrs Horatio Stebbins,Parents of Lucy Ward Stebbins]

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  • Hardcover
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Near Fine/No Dust Jacket
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Boston / New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1890. First Edition . Green / Red Cloth. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. V, 200. This Christmas Themed Story, With Covers In Green And Red Cloth Lettered In Gilt And Decorated In Gilt Holly, Is Nicely Inscribed As A Christmas Gift In The Year Of Publication. Inscribed "For Dr. And Mrs. Stebbins With The Dearest Love Kate D Wiggin Xmas 1890" . Stebbins Was A Good Friend Of Wiggin, And Had Assisted Her Move From Santa Barbara To San Francisco; His Children Were The Dedicatees Of Her Most Famous Book, "A Bird's Christmas Carol".

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Bookseller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
025530
Title
Timothy's Quest: A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Cares to Read It
Author
Wiggin (Riggs), Kate Douglas [inscribed to Mr. And Mrs Horatio Stebbins,Parents of Lucy Ward Stebbins]
Format/Binding
Green / Red Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton, Mifflin & Co.
Place of Publication
Boston / New York
Date Published
1890
Weight
0.00
Keywords
General
Bookseller catalogs
Childrens Books 1851 -1900; Rare And Unusual Books; Christmas;

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Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
Cloth
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Inscribed
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Jacket
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